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Norcross hires Laura Freeman from Heritage as head girls soccer coach

Norcross filled its vacant head girls soccer coach position by hiring Laura Freeman, the high school announced this week. Freeman has coached at Heritage in Rockdale County since 2016, leading her 2022 team to an 11-9 record and to the second round of the Class AAAAAA state playoffs. She has been the Patriots’ head girls soccer coach since 2020, and her 2021 team went 11-5 and made the first round of the state playoffs.
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9,106 turnout for Rockdale County’s early voting period

Rockdale County Supervisor of Elections Cynthia Willingham has issued a report showing 9,106 voters casts ballots during the Early Voting Period, which began on Monday, May 2 and ended on Friday, May 20. The turnout represents about 15 percent of Rockdale’s 60,582 active voters. A breakdown of the unofficial...
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Home intruder results in OIS investigation

STOCKBRIDGE – GBI is investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred during a call about an armed home intruder. The GBI is investigating an officer involved shooting in Stockbridge, Rockdale County, GA. The Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office requested the GBI conduct an independent investigation after a shooting incident occurred in the area of the 5300 block of Alexanders Lake Road, Stockbridge, Rockdale County, GA. One man was shot and is being treated at Grady Hospital in Atlanta. No officers were injured during the incident.
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Rockdale County Jail Blotter

The following charges and arrests were reported by the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office, Conyers Police Department, Georgia State Patrol, and Georgia Pardon and Parole for the period of May 10 - May 16, 2022:. • Romisha Darling, 36, Tuscaloosa, Ala.; criminal trespass, battery. • Jermonte Antoine West, 35, Fox...
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Honor Flag to be part of services for fallen Rockdale County Deputy Walter Jenkins

CONYERS — The United States Honor Flag was brought to Atlanta Monday to be part of funeral services for fallen Rockdale County Sheriff’s Deputy Walter D. Jenkins. According to the Sheriff’s Office, the flag was posted Wednesday evening near Jenkins’ remains during a private family visitation by Sheriff Eric Levett. The flag remained in place during funeral services Thursday at 11 a.m. at World Changers Church International in Atlanta.
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Deputies shoot armed man in Rockdale County neighborhood, GBI says

ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said a 20-year-old is in critical but stable condition after he was shot by a Rockdale County Sheriff's Office deputy. The GBI said the man was armed when deputies confronted him in a Stockbridge neighborhood. The GBI said Suwanee resident Joshua...
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IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ROCKDALE COUNTY STATE OF GEORGIA ESTATE NO.

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ROCKDALE COUNTY STATE OF GEORGIA ESTATE NO. 15-332 IN THE INTEREST OF: MARYMARLENE GASKILL, DECEASED NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS All creditors of the estate of MARYMARLENE GASKILL, of Rockdale County, deceased, are hereby notified to render in their demands to the undersigned according to law, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment. Respectfully submitted this 28 day of April, 2022. Jessica Ashley Gaskill Gaylor 35 North River Road McDonough, Georgia 30252 908-70495, 5/18,25,6/1,8,2022.
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GBI Investigates officer-involved shooting in Rockdale County

ROCKDALE COUNTY, GA – The GBI is investigating an officer-involved shooting in Rockdale County, GA. The Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office requested the GBI conduct an independent investigation after a shooting occurred on May 17 in the area of the 5300 block of Alexanders Lake Road, Stockbridge, Rockdale County.
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Shop Talk returns to connect community, Rockdale County government

ROCKDALE COUNTY, GA – Rockdale County Chairman Oz Nesbitt, Sr., will host the first Shop Talk forum since late 2019. The event, usually held at local barbershops to connect the community with government staff and officials, will now include salons as well. This first event of 2022 will be held at J’La Hair Designs, 1046 Iris Drive S.W. Unit E, Conyers on Saturday, June 11, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
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Fallen Rockdale Deputy Walter D. Jenkins remembered with U.S. Honor Flag

ROCKDALE COUNTY, GA –Rockdale County Sheriff’s Deputy Walter D. Jenkins is being remembered by law enforcement officials and the community. During a private funeral home visitation with family members today(May 18), Sheriff Eric Levett ceremoniously posted the United States Honor Flag near Deputy Jenkins. The United States Honor Flag will remain with Deputy Jenkins for his visitation and funeral services. The flag arrived in the Atlanta area late Monday night, the Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Jedidia Canty said in a news release.
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Conyers, Rockdale SPLOST referendum will be on May 24 ballot

CONYERS — Voters in Rockdale and Newton counties will be headed to the polls Tuesday to cast ballots in a number of elections. In Rockdale, voters will be asked if they want to continue to collect a 1% Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax to fund a number of capital projects.
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